Application Deadline: Monday, April 12, 2024

The National Museum of Bermuda offers 4 week and 8 week paid and unpaid summer internship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students, and recent graduates from any college or university. The intern will be an integral part of the Curatorial team, assisting with collection management projects, conservation, research, and exhibit work. Limited spaces available.


Position Requirements

  • Undergraduate or graduate student interested in archaeology, history, museum studies, or a related field 
  • Ability to commit 8 hours minimum a week with a maximum 35 hours a week (Mon-Friday, 9am – 5pm)
  • Basic knowledge of, and experience with, current practices and innovations in museum collections management is preferred
  • Computer proficiency, preferably with Mac devices and experience with collection management databases
  • Dedicated team player with strong leadership skills and independent, positive attitude
  • Previous knowledge or understanding of Bermuda history is preferred but not necessary

Essential Job Functions 

  • Maintain and enhance object records and files, including reconciling disparities between paper and digital files
  • Assisting with updating NMB’s research and objects databases
  • Assist in the inventory, documentation, and rehousing of NMB’s collections
  • Photographing objects in collection
  • Archival research
  • Assisting with exhibit maintenance
  • Assisting with conservation projects
  • Undertakes other assignments as designated by the Curator

How to Apply 

Prior to completing the online application form, you should have the following prepared:

1. Personal Essay

A 500-word maximum essay describing how your skills, interests, and experiences relate to the internship


2. Resume or CV

A resume or curriculum vitae outlining your educational background and work experience


3. References

2 letters of recommendation from a current or former college professor, academic advisor or employer

Please follow the following format for file names: last name, first name_document type. Example: “Lastname, Firstname_resume.pdf”

Interns are offered an internship in a department based on their academic background, professional skills, interests and career goals. Accepted interns will be notified May 2024.